Town Talk Features

In the Know: 4.4.18

girl scouts of eastern missouri
The organization celebrated its 100th anniversary with yummy treats at Dessert First at The Chase Park Plaza, raising more than $447,000. More than 500 guests attended, and 17 local chefs created desserts based on classic Girl Scout cookie flavors.

arts and education council

Jazz violinist Regina Carter and pianist Peter Martin performed at the nonprofit’s 2018 St. Louis Arts Awards. This year’s honorees were Jonetta Haley, Dennis Reagan, Gene Dobbs Bradford, Keith Tyrone Williams, the Saint Louis Fashion Fund and World Wide Technology. The event is in its 27th year.

st. patrick center

Local companies raised $163,000 for the nonprofit during a ‘He Said She Said’ trivia fundraiser. Pictured are Keeley Cos. CEO Rusty Keeley, St. Patrick Center CEO Laurie Phillips and World Wide Technology vice president Ann Marr. The center helps people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless achieve greater stability.

the biome
The charter school in the CWE for kindergarten through third grade held its Boundless Gala, which raised more than $200,000 to provide students with access to project-based and student-centered learning with an emphasis on STEAM.